JADE HÆREM AKSNES
Jade (b. 1987) is from Norway, and graduated in 2014 from the American Film Institute Conservatory in Los Angeles with an MFA in Directing. Prior to this she completed her studies in Norway with a BA in Film and TV Production, specializing in Directing, and an MA in Film Analysis.
Jade has written and directed several short films that have been officially selected by over 60 international film festivals worldwide, winning numerous awards and prizes including “Best Short Film”, “Best Director” and “Best Screenplay”. Her short PUSHING NIGHT AWAY, which was funded by the Norwegian Film Institute and the Western Norway Film Center, recently won the award for “Best International Film” at the Academy Award-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival in Los Angeles. Amongst Jade’s previous films is her short ENGLESPILL, which screened at 11 international film festivals, won an audience award, and was broadcast on Norwegian national television.
Based on her film production, Jade was awarded the Government Grant for Artists in 2017 and 2015, and she is currently working on developing her first feature film.
PRODUCER: Siv Aksnes & Niels Peter Hærem
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Michael Smith
EDITOR: Jade Hærem Aksnes
MUSIC: Arne Nordheim, The Aller Værste
PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Jade Hærem Aksnes / Siv Aksnes / Niels Peter Hærem
COSTUME DESIGNER: Jade Hærem Aksnes / Siv Aksnes / Niels Peter Hærem
MAKEUP ARTIST: Christine Hagland Jacobsen
SOUND RECORDIST: August Botne Sandberg
SOUND DESIGNER: Jade Hærem Aksnes
SOUND MIXER: Thomas Angell Endresen (Angell Studio AS)
GRADING: Arne Daniel Haldorsen (Flimmer Film AS)
1ST AC: Anita Vedå
2ND AC: Arne Daniel Haldorsen
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: Thea Stamnes Svensson
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